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Location: A Little New England Town
Gender: Female
Born: A delightful mystery!
Interests: Write, Revise,Review, Repeat...
Member: Premier Author
Joined: March 2007
karenina is a poet who believes poetry is the DNA of our souls. Throughout the ages poets have been creating a unique perspective of the world; from historical events to the most intimate moments of human interaction. Writing is a process much like birth! Joyful, laborious,
painful, and always a journey to creation! I hope to learn from others as I travel this path. My intention is to offer comments of merit that will lift us both. I appreciate honest and respectful reviews, and shall offer the same...
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FanStory wrote to karenina: Your Vote Cannot be Counted... finished first in the contest "Write a Limerick"
September 13, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Eternal Muse: Congratulations on the first place, Karen! This was a great Limerick.
    September 13, 2020 at 1:59AM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations on your first place finish in the contest! Rodger
    September 13, 2020 at 7:42AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations, Karenina. A well deserved win!
    September 13, 2020 at 7:48AM
    karenina: Congrats to all my fellow Limerick authors--and a special nod to Warren Rodgers-who came within one single vote of sharing first place! I do appreciate all of your support and thank each of you for your kind comments.--Karenina
    September 13, 2020 at 1:18PM
    Warren Rodgers: Whoops I just realized I forgot to vote LOL !!
    Just kidding, Karen. I do appreciate your kindness.
    All the best
    September 14, 2020 at 11:04PM
    Alchera: Congratulations and cheers!
    October 12, 2020 at 5:40PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: And Then There Were None... finished third in the contest "Non-Fiction Writing Contest"
September 10, 2020 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Hue and Cry? finished second in the contest "Short and Colorful"
September 3, 2019 at 12:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Two Souls Passing finished third in the contest "5-7-5"
August 28, 2019 at 3:10PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: My Spirit is Willing finished third in the contest "Spiritual Prayer Poem"
July 2, 2019 at 12:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Jagged Whispers finished first in the contest "34 Syllables"
June 4, 2019 at 1:10AM
    karenina: Thanks to all the entrants! Great jobs all! Thank you also for voting me a first place this year! -- Karenina
    June 4, 2019 at 2:14AM
    Commando: A "SALUTE," Karenina! Prestigious win--"YOU BETCHA!" Did you hear the train a 'coming? TOOT TOOT! Best wishes and God Bless. Respectfully with Admiration, Bill
    June 4, 2019 at 6:55AM
    tempeste: Congratulations! A well deserved win!

    June 4, 2019 at 8:01AM
    l.raven: CONGRATULATIONS Karenina....on a well deserved vote...and a great win my sweet you..Linda xxoo
    June 4, 2019 at 12:11PM
    Michele Harber: Congratulations on your win, Karenina. Your poem was wonderfully done.
    June 5, 2019 at 12:56AM
    Rachelle Allen: Woot! I'm so happy for you! What an impressive achievement! xo
    June 7, 2019 at 8:23AM
    Jesse James Doty: Congratulations on winning first prize!
    June 8, 2019 at 12:33AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Trump Tower Hillbillies finished third in the contest "TV show theme song poem"
August 5, 2018 at 12:13AM
    michaelcahill: Belongs in the New Yorker. Congrats! :))
    August 5, 2018 at 12:17AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on a great TV show theme song. I loved your take. judiverse
    August 5, 2018 at 2:01PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Writer's Block? finished second in the contest "25 Syllable Poem"
July 13, 2018 at 5:10PM
    michaelcahill: I loved the inspiration for this. You took it and RAN! Great work. :))
    July 13, 2018 at 5:49PM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on placing in the contest. Marilyn
    July 13, 2018 at 10:05PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: When Do We Send Him Back? finished second in the contest "Through the eyes of a child"
July 12, 2018 at 5:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Knight of Sorrow finished first in the contest "Stacked 5-7-5 "
July 10, 2018 at 2:10AM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Don't Say A Word finished first in the contest "A Deep Secret"
July 9, 2018 at 5:10AM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on your win. Great job. Marilyn
    July 9, 2018 at 10:42PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Milton's Other Poem finished first in the contest "5-7-5 Poetry Lost"
June 15, 2018 at 2:10PM
    karenina: Well hey! Isn't this enough to tickle me pink?!
    Thanks to all who submitted (each poem was great!)--and thanks for the lucky vote or votes that allowed me this first place finish!--Karenina
    June 15, 2018 at 11:32PM
    Dean Kuch: Congratulations, Karenina.
    This was sin-sational!
    ~Dean :)
    June 16, 2018 at 1:58AM
    Eternal Muse: Congratulations, Karenina! This post was a complete knock-out! Take it from a girl who lived in Vegas (smile)
    June 16, 2018 at 6:51PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Locked in Syndrome finished third in the contest "The Prisoner "
June 12, 2018 at 5:10AM
    karenina: I think this was my sixth attempt EVER at writing to be honored with a third place finish while finding my way in a genre other than poetry is just so encouraging! Thank-you all!
    June 15, 2018 at 11:33PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: His Fallen Hero finished second in the contest "Nonet Poem Contest"
June 11, 2018 at 2:10AM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations on your second place win!
    June 11, 2018 at 8:14AM
    karenina: No kidding? Second place? I'm so spoiled now! I think Nonet is my favorite poetry form so to even come close to 1st, 2nd or 3rd would have been a dream! Thanks for the support!--Karenina
    June 15, 2018 at 11:35PM

FanStory wrote to karenina: Congratulations! Baby in a Basket won the contest "ABC Poetry Contest"
April 25, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    April 25, 2018 at 12:15AM
    rama devi: Congrats!
    April 25, 2018 at 3:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Karenina!
    So moving!
    April 25, 2018 at 7:00AM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Karenina!
    April 25, 2018 at 10:38AM
    MercurySeven: Huge congrats, Karenina!
    April 25, 2018 at 11:23AM
    humpwhistle: Congratulations, Karenina. Well done!
    April 25, 2018 at 12:10PM
    Ulla: Congratulations!!!
    April 25, 2018 at 12:34PM
    Pamusart: Congrats, girlfriend! Nobody deserves it more.
    April 25, 2018 at 2:06PM
    WalkerMan: Congratulations, K! This is only the beginning....
    April 25, 2018 at 6:56PM
    Eternal Muse: Oh, Karen, congratulations!! An awesome poem, a well deserved win. Kudos! Love, Y.
    April 25, 2018 at 7:43PM
    BeasPeas: Hi Karen. Congratulations on your win. That's wonderful. Marilyn
    April 25, 2018 at 10:35PM
    michaelcahill: Wow. That's a lot of gut wrenching emotion for such a short piece. Well deserved win!
    April 26, 2018 at 1:44AM
    RGstar: Well done authority
    April 26, 2018 at 4:30AM
    RGstar: My IPad writing with will of its own. Meant to say, author, Karenina. Well done. Best wishes.
    April 26, 2018 at 4:31AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations - well done. Dorothy!
    April 26, 2018 at 2:28PM
    karenina: Thank you for the honor of this win. Tough competition! I am thrilled.--Karenina
    May 28, 2018 at 6:40PM

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